Athletes of the Week-September 18, 2017

  • Cross Country
    Hilary Reigle
    Mount Union
    Junior
    Madison/Madison

    Reigle took home second place at the Tiffleberg Open with a career-best time of 22:48.5 to lead the team to a second place finish out of nine teams.

 

  • Cross Country
    Matt Andrews
    John Carroll
    Junior
    Twinsburg/Twinsburg

    Andrews helped JCU to the Tiffleberg Open title by placing first out of 126 competitors with a time of 25:14.8.

 

  • Soccer
    Danny Ruple
    Baldwin Wallace
    Sophomore
    Forward
    Berea/Berea-Midpark

    Ruple led the Yellow Jackets to a 2-1 record with wins against the College of Wooster (3-2) and Bluffton University (6-2). Ruple finished the week with four goals and three assists. He capped the week off with his first career hat trick with all three of his goals coming in the first 15 minutes of the game versus Bluffton.

     

  • Soccer
    Rachel Bender
    Baldwin Wallace
    Junior
    Forward
    Massillon/Jackson

    Bender scored all four of her goals in a 5-0 win over Bluffton University, setting a new career-high in goals scored in a single game. The Yellow Jackets finished the week with a 2-0 record. 

     

  • Volleyball 
    Brooke Fatheree
    Muskingum
    Freshman
    Outside Hitter
    Newconcord/John Glenn

    Fatheree led the Muskies to a perfect 4-0 record at the DePauw Invitational, winning every match in straight sets. Fatheree averaged 4.6 kills and three digs-per-set and was selected to the all-tournament team. 

 

  • Football-Offense
    Thomas Wibbeler
    Capital
    Junior
    Quarterback
    Zanesville/Zanesville

    Wibbeler completed 19-of-34 passes for 317 yards and four touchdowns to help the Crusaders to a 39-28 win over Muskingum  He did not turn over the ball and hit four different receivers for scores and completed passes to seven different receivers over the course of the win. Six of his 19 completions went for 20 or more yards, and two went for more than 40 yards.

 

  • Football-Defense
    Jarett Wasson
    Heidelberg
    Senior
    Defensive Back
    Tipp City/Tippecanoe

    Wasson led the Berg defense with nine tackles, one sack and an interception in a 40-21 victory over Ohio Northern. He was key to holding ONU's Christiaan Williams under 100 yards for the first time in his career. 

 

  • Football-Special Teams
    Matt Danko
    John Carroll 
    Junior
    Place Kicker
    Boca Raton, FL/West Boca Raton

    Danko was 3-of-3 in PAT's and made the game winning field goal in the fourth quarter as JCU defeated BW, 24-21. 

 

  • Golf 
    Austin Wells
    Otterbein
    Senior
    Dayton/Oakwood

    Wells led the Cardinals to the OAC Fall Invitational title by taking home medalist honors. Well paced the field of 63 golfer by firing a 140 (67-73), finishing four-under par. 

 

  • Golf 
    Lydia Cranmer
    Ohio Northern
    Freshman
    Farmington Hills, Mich/Ladywood

    Cranmer fired a career-low 75 and claimed Medalist honor with a 155 (80-75) to lead the Polar Bears to a third place finish at the 13-team Heidelberg Fall Invitational at Mohawk Country Club.

 

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